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    MEET THE TEAM: NIKKI BARRACLOUGH

    December 6, 2017

    Our Executive Director Nikki Barraclough Answers Our Questions     Tell us a bit about your job at Prevent Breast Cancer. I’m the executive director, which basically means I run the charity and help it...

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    FAMILY HISTORY: WHAT IT MEANS FOR BREAST CANCER RISK

    November 16, 2017

    Family History and Breast Cancer Risk By now, you’re probably aware that a family history of breast cancer can increase your own risk of getting the disease. With high-profile figures such as Angelina Jolie...

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    ADAM MALOYD & THE WOOLER TRAIL MARATHON

    November 7, 2017

    Adam Maloyd is running the Wooler Trail Marathon on 19th November for Prevent Breast Cancer What made you want to fundraise for Prevent Breast Cancer? I decided to take on the Wooler Trail Marathon in...

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    DR JAMES MCCONNELL – UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

    October 26, 2017

    James McConnell is a post-doctoral research scientist working at the University of Manchester. He has a PhD in genetics from Newcastle University and already has one successful Prevent Breast Cancer-funded study under his belt....

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    BREAST CANCER THROUGH THE DECADES

    October 16, 2017

    As a breast cancer charity, October is quite possibly the most important month of the year as it is, of course, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, the nation’s attention is focused on inspirational...

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    NEW GENETIC TEST TO PREDICT RISK BRINGS US CLOSER TO A BREAST CANCER-FREE FUTURE

    October 12, 2017

    A new genetic test to predict breast cancer risk among those with a family history of the disease is set to be offered to patients within six months, thanks to research partly funded by...

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    PAINT MACC PINK

    October 10, 2017

    Thank you to everyone in Macclesfield for all your support! Macclesfield – where it all began!  Macclesfield, for the third year running, took part in Paint Macc Pink. Macclesfield was actually where the idea...

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    IN CONSULTATION WITH… DR MICHELLE HARVIE

    October 5, 2017

    Dr Michelle Harvie is an award-winning research dietitian funded by Prevent Breast Cancer. She’s been a leader in her field for well over 20 years and has had her findings published in many major...

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    Supporter Blog: James Harvey

    September 28, 2017

    This year James Harvey and eight of our most sporty supporters set off on a gruelling cycling challenge, that we ‘playfully’ named The Italian Job. On paper it may sound slightly jovial, but in...

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    BE BREAST AWARE – FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

    September 14, 2017

    Guest blog by Prevent Breast Cancer chairman Lester Barr With breast cancer affecting one in nine women in the UK, it’s safe to say that it receives its fair share of publicity and awareness...

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    MEET THE TEAM: LOUISE PARKER CAIRNS

    August 31, 2017

    Tell us a bit about your job at Prevent Breast Cancer. I’m the charity manager at Prevent Breast Cancer. Doesn’t give much away does it? My job involves approaching charitable foundations to fund our...

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    ANGELINA EFFECT DOES EXIST, DESPTE US STUDY CLAIMS

    August 29, 2017

    Every day, the papers are filled with stories of new scientific research – whether it’s a miracle cure for a disease or a new weight loss quick fix, we’re bombarded with numerous pieces of...

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    Can regular drinking cut the risk of diabetes?

    August 4, 2017

    Last week’s breaking news tells us that drinking alcohol on 3- 4 days of the week reduces the chances of diabetes compared to people who don’t drink at all or rarely drink. The report comes from...

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    Leeds RAG fundraise for Prevent Breast Cancer

    July 31, 2017

    The team at Prevent Breast Cancer always enjoy working with university RAG societies, and seeing the fun and creative ideas the students come up with to raise money. Leeds University RAG came on board...

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    CLINICAL TRIALS TO PERSONALISE BREAST SCREENING PROGRAMME SET TO LAUNCH

    July 25, 2017

    As the UK’s only charity entirely dedicated to protecting future generations from breast cancer, we’re proud to be launching a series of clinical trials that could revolutionise the breast screening programme in the UK....

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